Your Life is Now

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Wednesday, 17 February 2016 15:06

Two hikers walked from Alberta to Mexico

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They say the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

The first Syrian refugees have arrived in Canada. For many Canadians, accepting refugees is a source of national pride because it affirms how they see themselves as part of a welcoming people.

Courage is a word that brings to mind heroes such as Terry Fox or Joannie Rochette, the figure skater who won bronze at the 2010 Olympics only days after the death of her mother.

Two slogans I heard often as a child were, “Stop, drop and roll,” and, “Don’t talk to strangers.” Both sayings were meant to keep me safe.

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